Cloud Networking Types within CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatform

Last week in our blog post, Understanding the components in Apache CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatform, we discussed the necessary pieces needed for a service provider to set up their cloud environment. This week we are going to drill down even further and discuss the networks within a cloud environment.

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Understanding the Components of Apache CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatform Clouds

As Apache CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatfrom consultants, we know there are a lot of components that go into building the perfect cloud solutions. Both of these platforms utilize the same components and the same underlying codebase. In order to further explain the components, we compiled this list to provide a greater understanding of what makes up a cloud powered by Apache CloudStack or Citrix CloudPlatform for service providers.

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Join Appcore at HostingCon June 16-18

HostingCon is the premier industry conference and trade show for both hosting and cloud providers. Along with best and brightest, Appcore will be attending and exhibiting throughout the week. At the conference you will learn about the latest news, ideas and technology affecting your business. Whether you are looking for new solutions to compliment your services or simply checking the pulse of the industry, this is your opportunity to meet and network with your business partners, in a fun and educational atmosphere. Plus, this year there is a little extra excitement at HostingCon as they celebrate their TENTH Anniversary and they have moved to beautiful Miami Beach, FL.

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Don't Miss Appcore at Cloud Expo Next Week

Next week Cloud Expo celebrates its fourteenth international event in New York City. Along with other cloud providers, Appcore will be exhibiting and attending throughout the week. Cloud computing is quickly becoming the norm for IT and enterprise, with service providers looking for the latest tools to deploy and manage both public and private clouds. Cloud Expo is the place to get information related to all things cloud.

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Distributed File Systems:
Ceph vs Gluster vs Nutanix

In the new world of cloud computing, storage is one of the most difficult problems to solve. Cloud storage needs to easily scale out, while keeping the cost of scaling as low as possible, without sacrificing reliability or speed and avoiding the inevitable failure of hardware as storage scales up.  Three of the most innovative storage platform technologies are entirely software based and run on commodity hardware as distributed file systems.

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